MFA - MFA Financial, Inc.

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MFA Financial, Inc.

350 Park Avenue
20th Floor
New York, NY 10022
United States

IndustryREIT - Diversified
Full Time Employees54

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Craig L. KnutsonPres, CEO & Director2.48MN/A1959
Mr. Stephen D. YaradChief Financial Officer710.6kN/A1970
Mr. Gudmundur KristjanssonSr. VP864.21kN/A1980
Mr. Bryan Wulfsohn CFASr. VP885.21kN/A1984
Ms. Kathleen A. HanrahanSr. VP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1966
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


MFA Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage assets, including non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), agency MBS, residential whole loans, credit risk transfer securities, and mortgage servicing rights related assets. Its MBS are secured by hybrid, adjustable-rate, 15-year fixed-rate, and 30-year and longer-term fixed-rate mortgages, as well as mortgages that have interest rates that reset more frequently. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. MFA Financial, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate Governance

MFA Financial, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.